Category: Asia

Must Do: Kyoto, Japan

When you think of Japan you are likely picturing Kyoto – peaceful Zen gardens, hidden Buddhist temples and shrines, colourful Torii gates, bamboo forests, graceful geisha, bustling markets and mouthwatering food. This idllyic district was once the…

Must Do: Osaka, Japan

Osaka is the second largest cosmopolitan area in Japan, and one of the largest in the world, with an estimated 19 million people calling this area home. Osaka sits a few notches down from Tokyo on the…

Must Do: Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is one of the best places to start your Japan adventure. It really does showcase all that is Japan – from the bustling, lively Shibuya, to the electric city of Akihabara and the eclectic Harajuku. Here…

Quick Guide: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is often overlooked by many people who opt for the more commonly travelled Bali, India or Vietnam. Before you book your 8th trip to Bali because you want somewhere cheap to go for a short…

Must Do: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo is the buzzing capital city of Sri Lanka. With a population of around 5.6 million it’s no shock that the roads are congested and Rickshaws (aka Tuk Tuks) are the main source of transport for locals…

Snake Conservation Centre, Sri Lanka

This was a really cool experience and one that I will never forget. If you have some free time in Weligama, Matara or Mirissa I strongly suggest venturing to the Snake Conservation Centre. The man that runs the…

Must Do: Mirissa, Sri Lanka

Ahh Mirissa. I have to admit being Australian I have been spoilt with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. But when I arrived in Mirissa my inner beach snob was impressed. The soft powder…

Must Do: Galle Fort, Sri Lanka

Positioned on the southern coast of Sri Lana, Galle Fort was initially constructed by the Portuguese and later fortified by the Dutch in the 1600’s. Today this walled city preserves the distant memory of a gone by…

Must Do: Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Hikkaduwa is a small beach town located along the south coast of Sri Lanka. It is a popular tourist destination for anything and everything that involves the beach. Hikkaduwa used to be known as the beach hub…

Safari: Sri Lanka

So you want to go on a Safari in Sri Lanka? Great choice!!! If you have arrived here in search of information, good news, you have come to the right place. Which National Park should I choose?…